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1. believe

verb. ['bɪˈliːv'] accept as true; take to be true.

Synonyms

  • trust
  • infer
  • rely
  • accept
  • swallow
  • buy
  • believe in
  • swear
  • bank

Antonyms

  • distrust
  • disbelieve
  • reject
  • divide

Etymology

  • beleven (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • belæfan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Make Believe

  • preconceive
  • misconceive
  • satanjeev
  • misperceive
  • disbelieve
  • vancleve
  • tel-aviv
  • maharive
  • interweave
  • interleave
  • sanjiv
  • retrieve
  • reprieve
  • mccleave
  • conceive
  • relieve
  • receive
  • rajiv
  • perceive
  • laneve
  • geneve
  • deceive
  • aggrieve
  • stieve
  • steve
  • sleeve
  • shreve
  • shreeve
  • naive
  • kleve

2. believe

verb. ['bɪˈliːv'] judge or regard; look upon; judge.

Synonyms

  • look on
  • rethink
  • regard
  • take to be
  • esteem
  • judge
  • view
  • think of
  • hold
  • feel
  • regard as
  • pass judgment
  • look upon
  • think
  • conceive
  • repute
  • consider
  • see
  • evaluate

Antonyms

  • esteem
  • respect
  • exclude
  • disrespect

Etymology

  • beleven (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • belæfan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. believe

verb. ['bɪˈliːv'] be confident about something.

Synonyms

  • trust
  • anticipate

Antonyms

  • inattention
  • inattentiveness
  • heedless

Etymology

  • beleven (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • belæfan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. make

verb. ['ˈmeɪk'] engage in.

Synonyms

  • exaggerate
  • overdo

Antonyms

  • wake
  • fall asleep
  • tall

Etymology

  • make (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • makr (Old Norse)
  • maken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • macian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. make

verb. ['ˈmeɪk'] give certain properties to something.

Synonyms

  • have
  • leave
  • alter
  • modify
  • render
  • change
  • get

Antonyms

  • encumbered
  • undiscerning
  • gross
  • qualified

Etymology

  • make (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • makr (Old Norse)
  • maken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • macian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. make

verb. ['ˈmeɪk'] make or cause to be or to become.

Synonyms

  • establish
  • clear
  • create from raw material
  • institute
  • start
  • make for
  • beat
  • beget
  • elicit
  • choreograph
  • organise
  • enkindle
  • create mentally
  • substantiate
  • offset
  • bring forth
  • reproduce
  • bring about
  • play
  • direct
  • derive
  • distil
  • tack together
  • set up
  • multiply
  • suds
  • raise
  • blast
  • prepare
  • produce
  • create from raw stuff
  • fire
  • invoke
  • recreate
  • regenerate
  • father
  • generate
  • sire
  • provoke
  • give rise
  • distill
  • form
  • conjure
  • actualize
  • write
  • create
  • manufacture
  • scrape
  • stir
  • put on
  • puncture
  • bring up
  • copy
  • track
  • originate
  • wreak
  • call forth
  • turn in
  • actualise
  • conjure up
  • put together
  • give
  • lay down
  • tack
  • twine
  • put forward
  • mother
  • arouse
  • educe
  • short
  • style
  • extract
  • spume
  • incorporate
  • shell
  • press
  • yield
  • cut
  • strike
  • realize
  • kindle
  • bring
  • compose
  • cleave
  • film-make
  • create verbally
  • assemble
  • initiate
  • short-circuit
  • piece
  • organize
  • re-create
  • work
  • froth
  • turn out
  • build
  • bear
  • evoke
  • film
  • call down
  • grind
  • get
  • do
  • chop
  • engender
  • realise
  • create by mental act
  • cause
  • construct

Antonyms

  • divide
  • decrease
  • fall
  • lower

Etymology

  • make (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • makr (Old Norse)
  • maken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • macian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. make

verb. ['ˈmeɪk'] give rise to; cause to happen or occur, not always intentionally.

Synonyms

  • shape
  • facilitate
  • propel
  • incite
  • spawn
  • provoke
  • initiate
  • mold
  • force
  • pioneer
  • prompt
  • effectuate
  • effect
  • create
  • impel
  • move
  • influence
  • determine
  • evoke
  • motivate
  • do
  • set up
  • regulate
  • engender
  • actuate
  • breed
  • cause
  • call forth
  • occasion

Antonyms

  • de-energise
  • de-energize
  • dishearten
  • discourage

Etymology

  • make (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • makr (Old Norse)
  • maken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • macian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. make

verb. ['ˈmeɪk'] cause to do; cause to act in a specified manner.

Synonyms

  • bring
  • decide
  • obligate
  • oblige
  • have
  • suborn
  • prompt
  • induce
  • instigate
  • encourage
  • get
  • lead
  • compel
  • let
  • inspire
  • stimulate
  • solicit
  • cause

Antonyms

  • inactiveness
  • inaction
  • undock
  • indirect

Etymology

  • make (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • makr (Old Norse)
  • maken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • macian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. make

verb. ['ˈmeɪk'] create or manufacture a man-made product.

Synonyms

  • extrude
  • proof
  • generate
  • custom-make
  • bootleg
  • laminate
  • slap together
  • underproduce
  • churn out
  • put out
  • dummy up
  • throw together
  • render
  • dummy
  • create
  • return
  • turn out
  • refashion
  • burn
  • reproduce
  • clap up
  • customise
  • customize
  • machine
  • confect
  • publish
  • redo
  • make over
  • output
  • smelt
  • prefabricate
  • overproduce
  • print
  • cut
  • squeeze out
  • preassemble
  • pulsate
  • yield
  • breed
  • pulse
  • elaborate
  • produce
  • clap together
  • tailor-make
  • fudge together
  • remake

Antonyms

  • descent
  • worsen
  • discharge
  • begin

Etymology

  • make (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • makr (Old Norse)
  • maken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • macian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. make

verb. ['ˈmeɪk'] make, formulate, or derive in the mind.

Synonyms

  • create mentally
  • create by mental act

Antonyms

  • tightness
  • immovability
  • immovableness

Etymology

  • make (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • makr (Old Norse)
  • maken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • macian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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